March is National Social Workers Month

Posted on March 14, 2018

March is National Social Workers Month. Celebrating Parkwest’s leaders, advocates and champions.


National Nutrition Month – Common food myths debunked

Posted on March 7, 2018


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on March 2, 2018

Name: Gabby Bounds   Job Title: PCA for the Discharge Team   How long have you worked at Parkwest? Almost 2 years   Why do you love working at Parkwest? I really enjoy the people I work with and I love the patient’s   Where are you from?  Harrogate TN   If you could have 


Nurses Recognized for Excellence with The DAISY Award

Posted on February 28, 2018

Nurses Recognized for Excellence with The DAISY Award Two nurses at Parkwest Medical Center were honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. The DAISY Award was established in 1999 by the family of a patient who had 


Angels on Duty

Posted on February 21, 2018

With one angel looking over his shoulder and another hanging on his every word, Dennis Overton knew he was in good hands with the therapists at Parkwest Therapy Center at Fort Sanders West.


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on February 16, 2018

Name: Jerry Hornback Job Title: HUC 2 How long have you worked at Parkwest? 2 1/2 years Why do you love working at Parkwest? Orthro floor because of the great people and great teamwork and being able to help people Where are you from? Chicago Do you prefer cats or dogs? Dogs What is your dream vacation 


Former bodybuilder sings praises of Cardiac Rehab

Posted on February 14, 2018

Strength Defined Former bodybuilder sings praises of Cardiac Rehab John Paschal gazes out over the lake behind his home. There is a sense of peace and purpose here. “When I was a boy growing up on the farm in Dandridge we’d go fishing on the lake sometimes,” Paschal says. “I always thought someday I’d like 


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on February 9, 2018

Name: Susan Commons   Job Title: Clinical Specialist-Speech Language Pathologist   How long have you worked at Parkwest? I have been with Parkwest 39 years.  I started the speech pathology department in 1979 as a contract employee along with my private practice.   Why do you love working at Parkwest?! I have loved working with 


I Am Covenant Health- I Am Parkwest

Posted on February 7, 2018

Who is Covenant Health? We are the region’s top performing healthcare network. We are ten hospitals, 1500 affiliated physicians, and 10,000 employees dedicated to improving the quality of life for our patients.  


Welcoming a New Year and a New Year Baby

Posted on January 31, 2018

Welcoming a New Year and a New Year Baby. Parkwest Medical Center celebrated a very special delivery on New Year’s Day. Davis Brantlee Craft, the son of Jennifer and Brian Craft, was the first baby born in 2018 at the hospital’s Childbirth Center. Jennifer Craft hadn’t given much thought to the possibility of having a